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    Will Digital Accessibility Make My Website Ugly?

    What does an accessible website look like? That’s completely up to you — but adopting the best practices of web...
    April 29, 2022

    Why Form Labels and Instructions Are Important for Digital Accessibility

    Do your users understand how to fill out your website’s forms? 
    April 19, 2022

    How "Skip Navigation" Links Benefit Accessibility

    Many websites have large amounts of redundant content on every page. For example, an eCommerce store might have a...
    April 13, 2022

    How Can I Make Breadcrumbs Accessible for People with Disabilities?

    Breadcrumbs can help users navigate your website, and they’re extremely helpful for lowering bounce rates,...
    April 7, 2022

    5 Tips for Using ARIA to Improve Web Accessibility

    WAI-ARIA (Web Accessibility Initiative - Accessible Rich Internet Applications), also known as ARIA, is a...
    April 6, 2022

    Does HTML Microdata Improve Accessibility?

    Microdata is part of the WHATWG (Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group) HTML Standard, and its...
    March 29, 2022

    3 Simple Ways to Make Your eCommerce Site More Accessible to Consumers With Disabilities

    eCommerce websites can be a valuable resource for people with disabilities, particularly for those who encounter...
    March 28, 2022

    4 Myths About Mobile App Accessibility

    Many development teams underestimate the number of web users with disabilities. In the United States, 1 in 4...
    March 25, 2022

    What WAI-ARIA “Hidden" Warnings Mean For Your Website

    Automated accessibility tests can be useful for finding barriers that affect people with disabilities, but they’re...
    March 23, 2022
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    What Are the Four Major Categories of Accessibility?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are organized by four main principles, which state that content...
    September 13, 2019

    Best Fonts To Use for Website Accessibility

    Font style is one of the most important considerations of accessible website design. Although screen readers can...
    May 20, 2017

    What is a11y?

    You may have seen the term "a11y" floating around the Internet as a hashtag or popping up in tech discussions....
    May 4, 2017

    Is There a Legal Requirement to Implement WCAG?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are often referred to as the gold standard in accessibility and...
    August 22, 2019

    What Is an Example of Accessibility?

    Sometimes, we're asked, "What is an example of accessibility?" An example of accessibility would be any content or...
    November 24, 2020

    5 Quick Ways to Self-check the Accessibility of a Website

    Ensuring your website is accessible is imperative for business, legal, and practical reasons, but it can be hard...
    April 3, 2019

    Checklist for Creating Accessible Videos

    Videos are everywhere and are being regularly-consumed by more people everyday. According to Statista, there are...
    April 2, 2019

    Why Is It Important for Accessibility to Use Actual Text Instead of Images of Text?

    On the web, we use images everywhere! Images (such as maps, graphs, info graphics) can be an effective way to...
    December 24, 2018

    What is a VPAT and how is it used?

    A VPAT, or Voluntary Product Accessibility Template, is a document that allows your company or organization to...
    August 21, 2017

    Make Your Hashtags Accessible

    Hashtags may be one of the best ways to reach new audiences on social media, letting people who don't yet know...
    February 5, 2019

    What is color contrast?

    Colors are an essential feature of web design and how they're used is a core consideration of a website's or app's...
    April 20, 2019

    8 Common Image Alt Text Mistakes to Stop Making

    When alternative text, or using text to describe images and other non-text content, is done well, it improves both...
    March 17, 2020

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